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HEALTH AND SAFETY
11th March 2005
Laid before Parliament
16th March 2005
Coming into force
6th April 2005
The Secretary of State, being the designated(1) Minister for the purpose of section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972(2) in relation to the notification and control of substances, the control and regulation of genetically modified organisms and measures relating to the prevention and limitation of the effects of accidents involving dangerous substances, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by the said section 2(2) and sections 43(2), (4), (5) and (6) and 82(3)(a) of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974(3) (“the 1974 Act”) and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf and for the purpose of giving effect without modifications to proposals submitted to him by the Health and Safety Commission under section 11(2)(d) of the 1974 Act, hereby makes the following Regulations:
S.I. 1981/1536 for the designation in relation to the notification and control of substances, S.I. 1991/755 in relation to the control and regulation of genetically modified organisms and S.I. 1998/1750 for measures relating to the prevention and limitation of the effects of accidents involving dangerous substances.
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